Spiritual Sites in Europe

Offerings left at a statue at the healing shrine of Lourdes in France (Lori Erickson photo)

Author Lori Erickson invites you to learn about spiritual sites in Europe by clicking on the destinations below. You can also use the search box in the upper right corner of the page.


Central Cemetery and Funeral Museum in Vienna

Vienna’s Most Beautiful Churches: Karlskirche & Holy Trinity

Carnuntum Roman Archeological Park 


Holy Sites in Bruges

Grand Beguinage of Leuven

Father Damien’s Shrine in Leuven

British Isles 

Celtic Christian Sites in Ireland and Great Britain


Avebury Stone Circles in Wiltshire

Glastonbury: A New Age Holy Site with Ancient Roots

Stonehenge: Britain’s Prehistoric Treasure

West Kennet Long Barrow in Wiltshire

Whitby Abbey in Whitby

York Minster in York


D-Day Sites in Normandy (including A Story of Reconciliation at Normandy)

The Healing Shrine of Lourdes

Taizé Community in Taizé


Northern Ireland:  In the Footsteps of St. Patrick


Frauenkirche in Dresden  

Hildegard of Bingen Trail

Martin Luther Sites

Pilgrimage Sites on the Rhine River (including St. Apollinaris Church in Remagen)


An Icelandic Pilgrimage: Searching for Scandinavian Roots


Ancient Sites in Rome

St. Peter’s Basilica at the Vatican

Vatican Necropolis Tour: A Visit to St. Peter’s Tomb

Vatican Tour for Foodies


The Mezquita: The Mosque-Cathedral of Cordoba

The Sagrada Familia: Gaudi’s Masterpiece in Barcelona

Santiago de Compostela

Seville Cathedral: A Marvel of Gothic Grandeur

Zaragoza:  Our Lady of Pilar


Prehistoric Sites: Bryn Celli Ddu; Druid’s Circle; Pentre Ifan; Tre’r Ceiri Hill Fort

Early Celtic Christian Sites: St. David’s Cathedral and St. Non’s Chapel; Bardsey Island; St. Winefride’s Well and Shrine; Llanddwyn Island; St. Govan’s Chapel; St. Illtud’s Church at Llantwit Major; St. Seiriol’s Well; The Llangernyw Yew Tree; St. Cybi’s Well

Christian Sites: Tintern Abbey; Mary Jones Pilgrim Centre

Walking Pilgrimage: Offa’s Dyke Path

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Lori Erickson is one of America’s top travel writers specializing in spiritual journeys. She’s the author of books that include Holy RoverNear the ExitThe Soul of the Family Tree, and Every Step Is HomeHer website Spiritual Travels features holy sites around the world.





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